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So Sweet You'll Want to Munch it Like an Apple!

Red Candy Apple Hybrid Onion Plants

Pack of 60
Item # 96541-PK-60
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Holds for up to 2 months after harvest.

Brilliant maroon globes 4 inches in diameter.
95 days. This intermediate-day red onion is about the most beautiful sight beneath the garden soil, and certainly the most attention-getting on the plate. The 4-inch diameter onions have magenta-purple wrappers and crisp, super-sweet flesh that alternates maroon with pure white.

Red Candy Apple Hybrid lives up to its name with every bite. It is the sweetest of the sweet, yet has a crisp bite that makes for good eating, fresh or cooked. Packed with antioxidants, the bulbs are solid and firm, with great storage ability. Expect them to last 2 months after harvest if cured properly!

Intermediate-day onions are less sensitive to day-length than the traditional short- and long-day varieties, so they can be grown almost anywhere in the U.S. You will love the adaptability and ease of this gourmet treat! Sold in bunches of 5 dozen.

Genus Allium
Species cepa
Variety 'Red Candy Apple Hybrid'
Item Form Pack of 60
DaysToMaturity 95
FruitColor Magenta
FruitDiameter 4 in
Additional Characteristics Easy Care Plants, Edible, Rose Companions
Light Requirements Full Sun
Moisture Requirements Moist,  well-drained
Soil Tolerance Normal,  loamy, Sandy
Uses Beds, Cuisine, Outdoor
Restrictions Canada, Hawaii, Idaho, Oregon, Puerto Rico, Washington

Which plants should I grow to repel insects?

Many of the herbs will repel insects. Pennyroyal repels fleas and other insects. Pyrethrum repels moths, flies, ants, mosquitoes, cockroaches, mites, and bedbugs. Mint repels flies, fleas, and ants. Lavender repels flies, silverfish, and fleas. Catnip can repel mosquitoes. Thyme repels insects. Lemon Grass repels mosquitoes. Basil repels flies and mosquitoes. Sage repels a variety of insects. Chrysanthemum, grown for its beautiful flowers and for the extraction of pyrethrin (an organic insecticide), repels flies, beetles, mosquitoes, roaches, lice, and fleas.

Which plants should I grow to repel rabbits and deer?

Planting garlic, onions, chives, lavender, rosemary, and sage around rabbit-susceptible plants will repel rabbits. Deer repellent plants include: lavender, onion, catnip, sage, chives, garlic, spearmint, and thyme. Be sure to strategically place these repellent plants around and in between rabbit and deer-susceptible plants. Also, place some along the property line and especially at key points the rabbits and deer are using as entryways, which can even deter them from coming onto your property.

Which of your plants offered are deer resistant?

Perennials that are deer resistant include: Asclepias, Aster, Baptisia, Coreopsis, Dianthus, Digitalis, Echinacea, Gaillardia, Heuchera, Hibiscus, Malva, Monarda, Oriental Poppy, Platycodon, Peony, Rudbeckia, Salvia, Sedum, and Tricyrtis. Shrubs include: Buddleia, Buxus, Cotoneaster, Daphne, Forsythia, Fothergilla, Hibiscus (Rose of Sharon), Potentilla, Spiraea, Syringa, and Viburnum. Vines include: Clematis, Honeysuckle, Campsis, Wisteria, and Climbing Hydrangea. Trees include: Acer (Maple), Cercis (Redbud), Corylus, Fagus (Beech), Magnolia, Ginkgo, Mulberry, Spruce, and Salix (Willow).

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